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|French to English translations [PRO]|
|French term or phrase: sectionneur de terre classique|
|standard earth isolator?|
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Standard earth leakage circuit breaker
Here is a paragraph talking about "sectionneurs":
"Circuits pour pourvoir à l'indication à distance des conditions d'un réseau, p. ex. un enregistrement instantané des conditions d'ouverture ou de fermeture de chaque SECTIONNEUR du réseau; Circuit pour pourvoir à la commande à distance des moyens de commutation dans un réseau de distribution d'énergie, p. ex. mise en ou hors circuit de consommateurs de courant par l'utilisation de signaux d'impulsion codés transmis par le réseau"
and here is its translation:
"Circuit arrangements for providing remote indication of network conditions, e. g. an instantaneous record of the open or closed condition of each CIRCUIT BREAKER in the network; Circuit arrangements for providing remote control of switching means in a power distribution network, e. g. switching in and out of current consumers by using a pulse code signal carried by the network"
Now for the rest of the expression, here is a quote that provides a good explanation (sorry if it is a bit long):
"Protection against Earth Faults
with Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker (ELCB)
or Earth Leakage Switch.
These units are also called Residual Circuit Breaker (RCCB) or Residual Current Device (RCD).
ELCBs/RCCBs and Earth Leakage Switches/RCDs are devices capable of sensing earth leakage current and interrupting
the circuit automatically when these currents exceed a predetermined value. An earth leakage current is the current flowing
to earth from live parts of an installation. "
You will find a few pictures of such circuit breakers on this page:
"Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker(ELCB)"
(you may also see a photo of a "sectionneur" on this page:
Hope this helps.
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